You and your baby are our top priority
Health Haymarket Medical Center Women's and Children's Center’s contemporary design,
luxuriously furnished patient rooms and abundance of special
amenities create a birthing experience that you and your entire
family will cherish. Not only will you feel pampered during your
stay, our comprehensive range of medical services will assure that
you receive high-quality maternity care. The nurturing environment at Haymarket Medical Center is
a special place for you and baby to begin your lives together.
To find an obstetrician you can trust, please call
more information about our maternity services, classes, breastfeeding
supplies, or taking a hospital tour, call
services begin even before you conceive.
We’re here to help make sure that you are healthy and prepared for
Your birthing experience
your baby is on its way, our team of board-certified physicians and
specialized nurses will be here for you. In our Women's and Children's Center, our spacious birthing suites are designed to meet
your every need and provide a comfortable, secure, caring environment
when your baby arrives. Our private postpartum suites include the
comforts of home and plenty of room for visitors or loved ones to
spend the night.
addition to complete obstetrical and surgical services, we provide
all newborn services, including hearing screening, a newborn nursery, and even a baby photo service.
your baby needs it, we have a fully equipped Level 1 nursery staffed 24/7 with
board-certified neonatalogists, NICU-experienced nurses, and therapists to care for your newborn.
recommend that you pre-register for your hospital stay, which will streamline your admission when the baby’s
of age and other factors,
your pregnancy might be classified as “high risk.” That means you
should take special precautions and perhaps make lifestyle
adjustments based on advice from your Novant Health obstetrician.
you’re concerned about a medical or genetic condition that might
affect your pregnancy, we can help arrange ongoing monitoring and
At Haymarket Medical Center, we believe that, in
addition to being a rewarding and nurturing experience, breastfeeding
offers many health benefits for your growing baby – but learning to
nurse can take time, practice and patience.
after the baby arrives
24 and 48 hours after the birth, your doctor will discharge you and
your baby to go home if you both are doing well! Even after you and
your little one leave the hospital, we are still here for you providing support during those first few weeks and beyond.
it just doesn't seem right, new mothers are not always happy; in
fact, conditions such as rapid
hormone change, fatigue, the physical and emotional stress of giving
birth and sleep deprivation can combine to make you downright
depressed, even with a beautiful new baby.
is nothing to be ashamed of and you are certainly not alone. One in
five new mothers will experience a serious postpartum mood disorder.
Read this about postpartum depression. Then, please, stay in touch with your Novant Health
physician if you need evaluation and treatment.
first step in good maternity care is to have an obstetrician you can
trust – and it’s never too soon. We can help you find one. Please
call us at 703-530-WELL (9355).
more information about our maternity services, call 571-284-1000. Ask about our
weekly e-newsletter with tips and health information on what to
expect during each week of your pregnancy and beyond.
are frequently asked questions and answers
about having your baby at Haymarket Medical